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Meditation

Essentials of Pranic Healing

Move your body. Exercise in moderation restores your pranic energy. The movement of blood and lymph through your body is akin to the flow of rivers and streams....

Activate Your Dormant Brain Cells as You Age

There have been numerous advances in epigenetic studies – the science of how genes are altered in organisms like us via environmental changes instead of altering the genetic code (DNA) itself. ...

The Neurobiological Secrets of Consciousness

“All matter originates and exists only by virtue of a force. . . We must assume behind this force the existence of a conscious and intelligent Mind. This Mind is the matrix of all matter.” — Max Planck, 1944 With advances in scientific research, we've come closer to understanding...

Identity

No Self: How Identities are Created

What makes up the “I” in you? You may define yourself as many things: a mother, a father, a sibling, a friend, a lover, etc. You are not your identity. However, it helps to know how your identity was created. Modern psychologists and ancient teachings align on...

5 Meditation Tips from 5 Masters

We all get stuck on our meditative paths sometimes, even if we’ve been practicing for years, and those who are just beginning a meditative practice can use some of the same encouragement. Here are five meditation tips from five different meditation masters to keep you...

7 Important Neurotransmitters Released During Meditation

The incredible implications of a meditation habit have been widely documented, but sometimes it brings the point home to look at the actual brain chemicals (neurotransmitters) that are affected when we sit in quiet contemplation and raise our consciousness. There are seven important neurotransmitters that change...

Illusion of Mind

Preparation (Visualization) is the Key to Success

As the acting coach Constantin Stanislavakin likes to says, “Rehearsals are the work. Performance is the relaxation.” When Yo-Yo Ma, the famous cellist, steps into the green room just before a performance, he isn’t sweating. He just chills out. He’s spent countless hours rehearsing every musical...